Valuable Words

I saw something the other day that I simply cannot forget. A gentleman was retiring from our company, and when being recognized for his 30 years of service, he asked if he could introduce someone. Typically, the retiring guys bring their wives, the ladies bring their husbands and sometimes their adult children; but this fellow introduced the man that suggested he come to work for us 30 years ago. He told the story of how this fellow had heard they …


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2 comments on “Valuable Words

  1. TK Kelly on said:

    Thanks for the wonderful article and the great tips! Every once in awhile when I need a positive “pick me up” I have an “It’s A Wonderful Life” experience and look back on the positive imprints that I left behind. You truly never know how impactful a positive action or word can truly be.

    Thanks again for sharing.

  2. D. R. Ochs on said:

    I learned something a few years ago when I returned to my alma mater for an award ceremony. I had to give a speech, and I realized while preparing it that all those folks at the Oscars who stand up and say thankyouthankyouthankyou really mean it. They’ve looked back and seen the tiny moments where small, soft words from someone had huge impacts on their lives. The speech ended up being about those moments, and it led me to get back in touch with some of those folks. So kudos to you, Ron, and all those who encourage others.

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